The First edition of the Earth Prize is promoted by the Permanent secretariat of the World Environmental Education Congress Network (WEEC Network) and the City of Luino (Italy). The Prize is organised for recognition to people and organizations having contributed with their ideas, actions or innovations to change collective behavior to more sustainable lifestyles, through best practices, literary and popular works, films and television broadcasts, landscape projects, communication campaigns, studies and research which improved environmental education along all ages of life.
The Award has an international dimension through the WEEC network and its biennial conferences (World Environmental Education Congresses).
The Earth Prize ceremony was held on June 23 and 24, in Luino, a prestigious italian location on the Lake Maggiore. The activities have seen the participation of community organizations and local State schools that presented their works towards environment.
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Among the winners of this edition: the Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE), a global network which aims to empower young people to take a stand on environmental issues by which they feel strongly attracted. The global network also provides them a platform to express these issues through the media of writing, photography or video.
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